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bears getting ready for a friday night game. >> yes. cal takes on university of washington at 6:00 under permanent lights of the memorial stadium. officials urging fans to take public transportation this game is being televised nationally. >> what is the weather going to be like? >> we have a better idea where the wea÷ha is going to be. >> we can look forward to nice,ñ pleasant weather. we're seeing an kris krees in high clouds. many of the clouds from that system sweeping into the bay area now. we'll see clouds on the increase but it's pleasant now. temperatures 61 degrees in san francisco. and mid to upper 60s in most inland locations. so let's take a look at clouds increasing this evening and maybe a patch or two of fog but it's increase in clouds will linger in morning hours but dissipate giving way to mainly sunny skies. we've got possibly high temperatures to tell you about. >> nice looking. thank you. >> still head on abc 7 news marin county handing out rebates to residents who upgrade a certain home appliance. >> banks offering up to victimshés but experts warning people to be
back. to what seemed a hinge of history. >> the change we need doesn't come from washington, change comes to washington. >> reporter: the crowds were bigger, moran tour russ, more hopeful. for so many people it was magic. but it couldn't happen again. that's not how life works. this is real. this is politics. >> listen, we know what change looks like, madison, and what he's selling ain't it. giving more power back to the biggest banks, that's not change. another $5 trillion tax cut that favors the wealthy is not change. >> reporter: there are two keys to victory for obama this time around, first is dedication, he needs crowds not to so much fall in love with him again but to grip down and get out that vote and to do that he needs the young people, the american electorate of tomorrow. there are 39,000 students at the university of wisconsin and in this state they can register to vote up to election day. why did you vote for him? >> well, i'm gay, so that is a big pull for me. romney is very anti-gay marriage and obama, since he came out and supported gay marriage last spring, that's
outside her brother's home in washington, d.c. that was last night. her affair with david petraeus forced him to resign as head of the cia. >>> and finally, one of the stars in the aftermath of superstorm sandy has been new jersey's governor chris christie. it seems he's been everywhere including "saturday night live" where they talked about that fleece. >> i'd also like to give a special thanks to my wife pat who is here tonight who put up with a husband who smells like a wet fleece for the past three weeks. >> you have been wearing that fleece a lot. >> oh, yeah, it's basically fused to my skin a lot. >> but i have seen you wearing suits. >> oh, yeah, but i wear them over this fleece. i'm going to die in this fleece. >> you know, he actually has a pretty good sense of humor. i ran into him in the green room. i said, did anyone ever tell you look like the governor of new jersey, and he said, without missing a beat, unfortunately, yes. >> nice sense of humor there. >> indeed, thanks, ron, appreciate it. >>> this morning, president obama made a stray comment overseas that speaks volumes ta
to show you how this clipper will bring bipartisanship to washington. >>> hello, again. you just saw one small step for bipartisanship, is there more to come in washington? congress is back to work this week. top priority, a deal to block those automatic spending cuts and tax increases now set for january 1st, and some smart money is starting to bet that the president and congress will find a way to avoid that fiscal cliff. stocks up this week in anticipation of a deal with the dow clocking five straight of gains. and black friday consumer spending was down as well. now let's bring in t number one senator dick durbin and top republican lindsey graham. senator, welcome in. senator, let me begin with you. you see those markets going up in anticipation of a deal, are they right to be optimistic? >> they should be optimistic because we can solve this problem. unfortunately, for the last ten days with the house and congress gone for the thanksgiving recess, much progress hasn't been made, but tomorrow there's no excuse. we're back in down. george, we're back to basic. the house of representat
cold air so washington, dc, only 52 tomorrow. barely out of the 40s for new york and boston, and then as we head into tuesday night and wednesday, another nor easter delves just off the coast, and that's going to mean more wind and more rain in those particular areas. we here on our coast, enjoying almost summerlike temperatures. we'll look at 70s 70s and 80s in the forecast in a bit. >> ama: the last weekend before election day and the presidential candidates are focusing on the battleground states. the latest abc news washington post poll shows the race is tied at 48% each. abc news reporter is live in washington, dc tonight with a look at the final campaign crunch. >> they call it a battleground but the president and mitt romney have very similar schedules and they're spending time and lots of it in key states likely to determine the outcome of this election. >> the countdown is on, president obama and mitt romney traveled from one swing state to another, in a battle for votes and victory on tuesday. >> four more years. four more years,. >> three more days, three more day
's going to bring some very cold air so washington, dc, only 52 tomorrow. barely out of the 40s for new york and boston, and then as we head into tuesday night and wednesday, another nor easter delves just off the coast, and that's going to mean more wind and more rain in those particulars. areas. we here on our coast, enjoying almost summerlike temperatures. we'll look at 70s 70s and 80s in the forecast in a bit. >> ama: the last weekend before election day and the presidential candidates are on focusing on the battleground states. the latest abc news washington post poll shows the race is tied at 48% each. abc news reporter is live in washington, dc tonight with a look at the final campaign crunch. >> they call it a battleground but the president and mitt romney have very similar schedules and they're spending time and lots of it in key states likely to determine the outcome of this election. >> the countdown is on, president obama and mitt romney traveled from one swing state to another, in a battle for votes and victory on tuesday. >> four more years. four more years,. >> three more
to elect a president. and right now we have a brand-new abc news/"washington post" poll, which shows a late game surge for president obama polling ahead by three points. will it put him over the top, or does governor romney have another move? let's begin with white house correspondent jake tapper leading us off from iowa. he's there traveling with the president. jake? >> reporter: good evening, diane. president obama accompanied by his top aides and bruce springsteen hopscotched across battleground states today. the key ones that his campaign feels will deliver him a re-election. they are wisconsin, iowa and ohio where the president's national political career all began. slightly ahead in our abc news/"washington post" national tracking poll, president obama is ending his very last day of campaigning having enlisted the help of celebrity musician friends. >> that's not a bad way to bring it home, with the boss. >> reporter: the day began with springsteen's obama 2012 campaign song. ♪ let's vote for the man who got osama forward away we go ♪ >> reporter: even though that was interrupted
years in washington. many hoping the obama administration will follow the bipartisan example president clinton set during his second term. the head of california republican party raising taxes is still taboo and hopes house republicans hold their ground. >> student compromise is driving the economy down. and they need to work on government reform at all levels. >> time for the guys to reach a compromise here, if congress fails to reach an agreement soon, a tax hike and drastic spending hikes will take affect on january 1. leaders of both parties reaching out on capitol hill. we'll have that development in the second half hour. >> stocks suffered their worst one day loss of the year. the dow dropped and investors looking past the election and focusing on big problems ahead in europe and potentially in washington. cory johnson will join with us a parkt recap in about 10 minutes.. >> now, to the elections over. has outlook changed in silicon valley? >> abc 7 news david louie checks on the pulse of the local economy. >> happening now, i'm david louie. the electric was yesterday, but today
in washington d c after securing a second term this week. the president and his first family arrived back at the white house last night. now mr. obama and congress must tackle the so-called fiscal cliff looming ahead. january 1st, an 800 billion dollar tax cut will expire. that will mean tax hikes and spending cuts kick in unless there's a deal. coming up our katie marzullo will have more. >>> traffic and weather together, next. >>> live look outside now before the rain comes this is the san mateo bridge deck dry, traffic moving fine.g5ç mike will tell us when rain will arrive in your neighborhood today. sue will check your commute. >>> you know about black friday how about black thursday. how wal-mart is getting a bigger >>> here's doppler out of eureka showers even moderate showers no thunder out of this storm yet we did have a few claps of thunder over the sierra as the rain has changed over to snow. winds are slowing now the cold front is moving away from us. gusts up to 30 in oakland we were in the 25 to 35 degree range for several hours this morning. breezy and cooler through 7:00,
was a brilliant move by a company seeking an edge in washington. >> people did not have to know she was his mistress. they knew that he was friends with her. so, anyone in the agency would know, this is someone petraeus is going to be favorable towards. >> reporter: and broadwell is not the only woman that seems to have tried to benefit from her ties to general petraeus. tampa socialite jill kelley allegedly used the cia director's name in an effort this summer to broker a contract for a $4 billion energy facility, with senior officials of the south korean government. according to new york businessman adam victor. >> miss kelley made it clear to me that general petraeus put her in this position and that's why she was able to have access to such senior levels that they were essentially doing a favor for general petraeus. >> reporter: victor said he broke off dealing with kelley after she asked for a commission of about $80 million. there was no comment today from jill kelley, but a source close to general petraeus said tonight he had nothing whatsoever to do with any such deal and that he as
in washington he carries weight as evidenced by lawmaker xgh signed the pledge over the years. norquist told abc news this isn't about him and lawmaker autos don't tell me bit. they need tochl plain to voters.twrht >> there is still a catch. >> i will violate the pledge for the good of the country only if democrats will do reform. >> the white house indicated everything is part of the discussion. >> abc news, washington. >> stocks gave back a little of last weeks gain was traders concerned with about the fiscal cliff. dow jones gave back 42 points to finish at 12,967. the s and p 500 off nearly three. >> jipgss planned a real yeel against a recent power grab by president morsi. a shawl but vocal group demonstrated again today in tahrir square. emfeel he is acting like a dictateor. the u.s. says his power grab goes against the spirit of the revolution. >> morsi says he acted within his rights when issues declaration that's give him sweeping powers and writing a new constitution above egypt's judish yairy. his spokesman says the decrees could not infringe on the course in any way. supporters inte
% rejecting it. maine, maryland and washington all approved measures allowing same-sex marriage. they are the first states to do so by popular vote washington's vote was close. -- >> reporter: after months of waiting, answers have come. second term for the president. legalized paar and possibility for same-sex marriage -- [ unintelligible ] festive mood the whole night for the president's reelection. >> we are very excited here on capitol hill to see the very good news on 74. i'm cautiously optimistic. >> reporter: smiles were tough to stop. >> we won. >> reporter: many thought the race was over when returns came back negative first it isn't over yet more ballots need to be counted the lead isn't safe. the campaign didn't have as deep pockets but fought strong there is a path to victory for them. >> regardless we have fought for what is good, true and beautiful. and i hope you feel good about that. >> reporter: with much [ inaudible ] >>> he mentioned voters passed rerecent dumbs legalizing marijuana for recreational use. colorado and washington the first states to legalize recr
ago, first family arrived on their way back to washington. the president called top leaders to talk about agenda for the rest of the year. before leaving chicago he made a surprise stop in his campaign headquarters. you can see giving hugs and praise to those helping him win a second term. democrats remain control of the senate. republicans lost three key seats. the house stays republican, 233 republicans and 185 democrats. house democrats now waiting for nancy pelosi's decision. >> so with congress left the same, many worry the gridlock that stalled washington will continue. the democrat senate majority leader and republican house majority leader talking about compromise the day after the election. democrat and republican leaders in california say rez obama needs to seize on this opportunity. >> listen to individual members on both sides. develop the relationships that are necessary when you have big, difficult problems.. >> republicans need to lack for places where they can work with the president that would be government reform. they need to make a better case on the tax policies
. we have breaking news tonight on that widening e-mail scandal rocking washington and the world. a scandal that led to the resignation of cia chief david petraeus. late this evening, abc news learned that general john allen, the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, is being investigated for possibly inappropriate e-mail communications with one of the women linked to the petraeus scandal. it's the latest bombshell. kelly is a family friend of petraeus and notified the fbi she was receiving threatening e-mails. martha raddatz has the story. >> reporter: when general david petraeus granted paula broadwell exclusive and extraordinary access to pep his biography, he likely never imagined it would lead to his downfall. but tonight, his reputation is sullied. the fbi is under scrutiny, and agents have descended on broadwell's home to gather more material, material broadwell is now willingly providing them in this increasingly strange scandal. the affair first came to light this summer as part of an fbi investigation prompted by a complaint from this woman, jill kelly. a private citizen a
the evidence of broadwell's affair with petraeus. broadwell, seen tonight at her brother's home in washington, sipping wine and having dinner, admitted her affair with petraeus but has not commented on her e-mails she allegedly sent to the other woman, jill kelly. there is more, abc news learned that general allen received an anonymous e-mail traced to broadwell, claiming jill kelly was a seductress. a further look by the fbi into kelly's e-mails revealed hundreds between kelly and allen. 20,000 to 30,000 pages of communication in all. secretary of defense leon panetta put general allen's promotion to nato supreme commander on hold and ordered a full investigation of the allen/kelly relationship. >> today, the secretary directed the matter be referred to the inspector general of the department of defense for investigation. >> reporter: jill kelly spent the day at her home in tampa not answering questions. in the background, a television could be seen with news coverage of the payton place like military sex scandal that focused attention on who she and is how she end up in the admit of it all.
got some harassing e-mails. meanwhile, in washington, paula broadwell, petraeus' former mistress, who allegedly sent the e-mails to kelley, remained in hiding at her brother's home. today, the fbi said she illegally had classified material at her home in north carolina, though no charges have been filed. jill kelley also remains at her home in tampa. her access to centcom revoked. this afternoon at the white house, president obama finally weighed in on this scandal, declared that no breach of national security occurred and spoke with sadness of the fall of david petraeus. >> general petraeus had an extraordinary career. he served this country with great distinction and my main hope right now is that he and his family are able to move on and that this ends up being a single side note on what has otherwise been an extraordinary career. >> reporter: but the real takeaway from the white house today? there's nothing like a re-election to give the president a jolt of confidence. >> i've got a mandate to help middle class families and families that are working hard to try to get in the middl
, thank you. a woman accused of murdering a retired teacher appeared in court. tanya washington and her husband, darnell accused of killing 55-year-old suzy ko part of a crime spree from southern california to washington state. washington has been charged with murder. the public defender had been appointed. both wash and her husband will be back in court december 7th. >> hostess going out of business. the company says it's operating on thin bargains and a week long strike was the final blow. today, hostess lovers made a run to stock up on the products. >> this is go gs to be gone but workers lost a lot of jobs. too. that is the last thing we need. >> it is. i've been coming here all my life. things change.çn!9ñ >> about 18,000 jobs will be lost z the companies's roughly 500 stores will stay open several days to sell products. >> tonight abc 2020 going behind closed doors and spelling beans about some restaurants dirty secrets.teÑ >> this is almost universally acknowledged fact that bread and butter tends to sirk you'll yait from table to table. >> they add pickles and seoul ss slaw.
, of course. >>> this morning we spoke with our washington senior editor rick klein. >> we asked if a new era of bipartisanship can actually now begin. >> reporter: the voters did not give president obama a mandate, but what he can do now is create that mandate. i think if he begins to governor like the promise of barack obama back in 2008, back in 2004 at the beginning of the democratic convention, if he begins to bring that piece of america today, this is a broad coalition. yes, it's a divided country but this is a new america speaking out in a pretty loud voice saying this is the leadership we wanted, and what they're craving right now is a leadership moment, and that's when the president has an opportunity. >> the headline tonight is about the president and how well he did and how it defied all expectations in pundits. no one expected the electoral gap to be as wide as it was. how did he pull it off? >> it's the perfect combination of demographics and tactics. on the demographic side he took advantage of the surge of young voters and minority voters. he was able to bring home hispanics in
. >> as always. earlier this morning, we spoke with our washington editor, rick klein. >> and we asked him if a new era of bipartisanship can actually now begin. >> the voters did not give president obama a mandate. but he can do now is create that mandate. i think if he begins to govern like he's the promise of barack obama, back in 2008, back in 2004, at the democratic convention, if he continues to bring that piece of america together, this was a broad coalition that voted today. yes, it's a divided country. but this is a new america that was speaking out, in a pretty loud voice, saying this is the leadership they wanted. and what they're craving right now is a leadership moment. and that's where the president has an opportunity. >> you did here talk about that bipartisanship. the headline tonight is about the president and how well he did and how it defied all expectations of pundits. no one expected the electoral gap to be as wide as it was. how did he pull it off? >> the perfect combination of demographics and tactics. on the demographics side, he took advantage of this surge in youn
contrast through our campaign and the incumbent. >> stark saying i went to washington by running against an unpopular war and for women's rights, and dig nitty foreseeners i leave knowing landscapes have changed. i am happy to be of assistance in the future. >> have you heard from stark today? >> we have not heard from him. he know how's to get a hold of us and wish him well. >> stallwell heads to washington for orientation, sworn in january 3. >> and more election measure a in santa clara taxes will raise tax there, sales tax in san dayo will go up half a percent. marin county voters passed a nine year quarter cent sales tax increase targeting parks and open space. albany and half moon bay approved increases as well. >> substantially colder out there. >> interesting, measure r, for rain. here is a live view from our east bay camera. looking at partly to mostly cloudy skies. in the bay area now we'll see an increase in clouds in areas overnight. we can see low and high clouds north. moisture off shore. precipitation being reported in immediate bay area now. it's moving in our direction.
ever here in the bay area. >> darnel keith washington is facing charges including robbery, burglary and car jacking. police say he and his wife murdered the 55-year-old suzy ko in her home last month, then stole her car. weeks before the two were arrested in washington state. >> san jose police made a discovery during a traffic stop. officers arrested this man after pulling over a vehicle last night on first street. they stopped him on suspension spigs of drunk driving and officers found a life pipe bomb. a bomb squad detonated that device. mcgill being held on dui and drug offenses. >> menlo park based facebook is paying millions of dollars to neighboring cities as it generates more traffic. >> this is a story developed by california watch, a nonprofit that is a project of the center for investigative journalism. >> happening now, i'm david louie on the border. facebook new campus right down the street. but as they continue to expand, it's going to have a tremendous impact on on the traffic. facebook facing potential litigation from neighboring cities. east palo alto received $650,
diane sawyer. it is a major issue facing washington. even the government says, without a deal, the results will be recession. >>> it's the candid moments so many folks are talking about today. a very emotional president obama, just hours after his big win. >>> and cancer scare for an abc star. brooke burke speaking about the health crisis and the surgery she now faces. >>> and damaged on delivery. a train survivors a transocean trip, only to be wrecked at the dock. >>> good morning, everybody. we begin with the impending budget faceoff that has the country teetering on the edge of a fiscal cliff. >> president obama will speak from the white house today about his game plan to grow the economy as well as cut the deficit. and republicans say they are ready to make it happen. abc's tahman bradley is in washington this morning. good morning, tahman. >> reporter: good morning, paula and rob. shortly after he was re-electioned, president obama called congressional leaders to discuss the so-called fiscal cliff. it's a major problem. it has to be solved by the end of the year. republic
to washington, d.c. for a preview of today's remarks. >>> traffic and weather together, next. here's a live look outside, golden gate bridge, looks like there might be a little mist nothing like the storms we had overnight. meteorologist mike nicco will tell you where those storms are going using live doppler hd. >>> also ahead, alaska airlines debuts a new fleet of aircraft. [ unintelligible ] >>> welcome back. one shower moving through the heart of san jose heading towards lincoln and almaden sliding to the south and east you can see it is going to head down 101 possibly to morgan hill as it heads into the higher country it is going to produce snow we talked about hail possible this was from hayward last night at about 1:50 in the morning this is from castro valley this these still shots here that thunderstorm moving through there we have a chance of seeing more hail out of these storms and more snow too down to the lower elevations as the forecast unfolds that will be from 4:00 into the evening until then partly cloudy temperatures in the 50s today watch out this evening. >>> wet roads the is
's house in washington right there in the window eating and having a little bit of wine. >> we're learning much more about the other woman also at the center of the scandal. we are talking about jill kelley. abc's martha raddatz reports. >> reporter: it is breathtaking. within days, two four-star generals so widely respected in the midst of scandal. first, david petraeus, and now general john allen being investigated for sending what the pentagon said were potentially inappropriate messages, putting on hold his likely promotion to become the supreme allied commander in europe. >> of course, it weighs on him. as much as it weighs on dave petraeus. i believe that dave is very, very sad for what he has admitted he did. >> reporter: at the center of this web, jill kelley, the tampa socialite and honorary military ambassador, living near the centcom headquarters, where petraeus and allen were once based. officials say it was early this summer that kelley received anonymous e-mails accusing her of flaunting her friendly relationships with top military brass. the fbi traced those e-mails become t
of tampa socialite jill kelly. we begin in washington with abc's preeti arla. good morning, preeti. >> reporter: good morning, paula and rob. it has been days since the scandal started. new, it seems there's new twists every day. not just one, but two powerful men are entangled in all this. and we're seeing the women at the center of it all for the first time. the fbi and cia are expected to brief lawmakers on exactly what they know about the petraeus scandal today. as the search for answers continues, for the first time since news broke of her affair with general david petraeus, we see the woman at the center of it all, paula broadwell, eating and drinking behind the closed doors of her brother's home in washington, d.c. this, as the scandal appears to widen and the spotlight now shines on the u.s. top commander in afghanistan, general john allen. >> the president thinks very highly of general allen and the service to his country. as well as the job he's done in afghanistan. >> reporter: a show of support from the white house. even as hearings for general allen's nomination as nat
, to fight the crowds. >> reporter: up north, crippling rain in oregon and washington expected to delay northwest flights, but for the rest of the country, weather is on travel's side for a change. >> 75% of the country will be rain-free. northwest, not so great, we will see heavy rain and mountain snows continuing. >> reporter: and since seattle is not a major domestic hub, the ripple effect of bad weather there is unlikely to spread. >> if there were to be a storm in chicago or in the northeast, you could count on mass chaos, but that does not look like that it's going to be the case at all. >> reporter: there are some new 2012 holiday tricks for savvy travelers. some airlines will allow you to avoid the baggage counter by tagging and checking your own bag, giving you the opportunity to lose your own luggage. tsa has a new precheck program this year. sign up, and you pass through a separate security line with your laptop in your bag and your shoes on your feet, and there are new smartphone apps that monitor security lines, so you can back time your approach. flights are full and reboo
home to kentucky. >> traveling from washington, d.c. to greenville, south carolina. >> houston, texas. >> reporter: abc's linsey davis flying from cleveland early this morning. >> security line is starting to build, starting to wrap around a little bit here. >> reporter: checking in four hours early -- >> this is delta, long, long, long security line. >> reporter: heading to toronto. >> at least we've checked in and we are done. >> reporter: and roads were mostly clear on the way to the jersey shore. >> it's already looking a little hairy at times, but at least it's moving. >> reporter: but no matter how far or how long the journey, at the end, there's that reminder of why it's worth it. a hug from grandpa. >> happy thanksgiving. >> reporter: that look on mom's face. the love of a sister. that embrace. and that kiss. and a sign of just how easy the day has been here at los angeles international, the check-in counter is virtually empty. good news for those of us who are flying tonight, me included, i'm headed home this evening to see my family in san francisco. david, happy thanksgivin
be on the chopping block. abc's tahman bradley is live in washington with more on the intense negotiations that are now under way. good morning, tahman. >> reporter: good morning, rob and bapaula. some republican lawmakers are signaling a willingness to cut a deal with president obama. but doing so, it would require republicans to break a long-standing gop pledge. some republican lawmakers say they're now willing to defy party politics and cut a deal on taxes. if congress doesn't act, $650 million of spending and tax increases will take place on january 1st. but there's fresh hope in washington that republicans and democrats can strike a deal. >> the world has changed. >> reporter: the biggest obstacle is a pledge of no tax increases of virtually any kind that every republican has signed. but with fiscal calamity on the horizon, some gop lawmakers have changed their tune. >> i will violate the pledge, long story short, for the good of the country. >> reporter: defying the pledge would buck 20 years of republican orthodoxy. this is the man behind the pledge. he's gotten thousands of republi
the latest from washington. >> reporter: u.n. ambassador susan rice faces more tough diplomacy on capitol hill. rice is the leading candidate for secretary of state in president obama's second term. but prominent gop lawmakers are trying to stop her from getting the post. saying she misled the public about the attack on the consulate in libya. in meetings yesterday, rice tried to smooth things over. it didn't work. >> the concerns i have are greater today than they were before. and we're not even close to getting the basic answers. >> we are significantly troubled by many of the answers. >> reporter: five days after the attack and a round of tv interviews, rice placed blame on an anti-muslim video. >> it seems to have been hijacked, let us say, by individual clusters of extremists. >> reporter: but the administration later said the attack was the work of terrorists. behind closed doors, rice told lawmakers the information she received came directly from the cia. the white house is standing by rice, insisting there's no unanswered questions about her television appearances. >> the focus on
about to happen. >>> tell washington. will lawmakers send americans off the fiscal cliff with a huge tax increase? the president asks middle class people to help make his case for action. >>> triple threat. three big storms, one after the other, about to pound the west coast. >>> and, made in america. do you want to make a difference, creating american jobs? david muir tonight shows us how to do it together for a happy holiday. >> we're in! >> we're in! >>> good evening. right now, millions and millions of americans are lining up to take a chance on a giant dream. a powerball ticket that could be worth more than half a billion dollars. the biggest in its history. the drawing is tonight. and some people have been willing to wait 2 1/2 hours in the long lines in arizona, while coast to coast, tickets are flying across the counters, 130,000 sold every minute. and that adds up to 7 million tickets sold every hour. so, we asked abc's steve osunsami to make his way into the vault where the lottery balls are kept under lock and key and tell us about all the americans hoping toni
manufacturers to make up for any shortages. david kerley, abc news, washington. >>> and now, we want to show a picture at the heart of a new and growing controversy in american schools. this is a padded room, a photo spreading from washington state to parents around the country. they are called isolation rooms and they're used to restrain some children, including autistic ones. abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross brings us videotape, and we warn you, it's not always easy to watch. >> reporter: this surveillance video shows high school student andre mccollins, in the lower right of the screen, about to go through what his school calls skin shock therapy for misbehavior. about 60 volts of therapy. there are no national standards for the punishments or restraints used on school children, including those like andre with behavior disabilities. later tied spread eagle to a restraint board. >> no, no, no. >> reporter: and what happened at this school outside boston, an extreme example, but entirely legal. >> some day, we're all -- i think we're all going to look back, and we're going
plays well politically. in the latest abc news/"washington post" poll, 78% of likely voters said the president has done a good or excellent job handling the storm. in the wake of the storm, romney has struck a more positive tone, campaigning in florida, but not directly criticizing the president. >> good democrats love america just like good republicans love america. >> reporter: as for paul ryan, he took a short halloween detour to his hometown of janesville, wisconsin. taking his kids trick or treating. his daughter dressed as katy perry, an obama supporter. and one of his boys as the grim reaper. the abc news/"washington post" poll shows the race is tied nationally. 49% for mitt romney. 49% for barack obama. but each side seems convinced they're winning. the obama campaign points to the battleground states. all eight of the states where the candidates are campaigning the hardest, the president is either tied or winning. but the romney campaign points to michigan, pennsylvania, and minnesota -- three states thought to be solidly democratic, but where obama is now playing defens
' extramarital affair compromise intelligence? >>> with washington still divided after tuesday's election, can the president and congress find common ground on the fiscal cliff, immigration and other big issues? we'll ask our headliners, the vice chair of the senate intelligence committee, republican saxby chambliss and the senator responsible to adding to the democrat majority, senator patty murray. >>> and our powerhouse round table, with representatives donna edwards and aaron schock, paul gigot, katrina vanden heuvel and greta van susteren. >>> hello, again. what a week in politics. with his victory in florida yesterday, president obama now has a sweep of the battlegrounds. 332 electoral votes. losing only indiana and north carolina from his 2008 total. the popular votes are still coming in. the president will come up about 8 million short of his 2008 tally. but, he's holding about 3 million advantage over mitt romney. we'll discuss how obama did and what's next for the gop and the governing challenges ahead? >>> but first, that friday afternoon bombshell. david petraeus resigns at the cia
by either team. cal driving the first quarter. this leads to a bishop td run. washington up 7-0. to the second quarter and cal, this is good call. row verse to chris harper who has speed on the corner corner and dives into the end zone. cal defense, big play. nick forbes deflecting the keith price pass and intercepts. we stay tied. third and goal from the 29. price scrambles and lobs it up. here is touchdown. huskies on top 14-13. maynard ends up hobbling with a knee injury and bears lose 21-13 at 3-7 they are guaranteed to have a losing season. >> more on the cal situation and stanford and colorado highlights coming up on "lexus after the game" at 8:30. have a great weekend everybody. i'm larry beil. >>> coming up, not only did they move her out, they took out a mortgage on the house and wouldn't let her back in. a surprising turn of events. dan noyes uncovered in an i-team investigation. >> most california voters no proposition 30 as tax measure to help fund public schools >>> it found both kuandz in the battleground state of ohio. kid rock entertained the largest crowd to a
, that includes all the way into boston. we have a big mix area. washington, d.c., philadelphia, new york city, even albany. i'll draw it up right here. those lower parts are mixed with rain and snow. then, it will go to snow. northern areas with a little elevation will get all snow out of this system. a quick look at the warmth. l.a., 76 degrees. midland, houston, dallas, beautiful warm temperatures. this warm air move >> more of america's weather in the next half hour. elizabeth? >> sam, thank you so much. >>> and coming up, the political punch lines. the jokes and jabs that have all of us laughing this entire campaign season. you'll see them right ahead. >> we made it through two elections in a row. [ nyquil bottle ] you know i relieve coughs, sneezing, fevers... [ tylenol bottle ] me too! and nasal congestion. [ tissue box ] he said nasal congestion. yeah...i heard him. [ female announcer ] tylenol® cold multi-symptom nighttime relieves nasal congestion. nyquil® cold and flu doesn't. but the acidic levels in some foods can cause acid erosion. the enamel starts to wear down, and you can't
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it smelling fresh. febreze. breathe happy. >>> we told you yesterday about parent in washington state who were upset because children were being punished in what they call these isolation rooms. >> it turns out that these isolation rooms look this are only the tip of the iceberg in many schools across the country. abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross has more. >> reporter: this surveillance video shows high school student andre mccollins in the lower right of the screen about go through what his school calls skin shock therapy for misbehavior. 60 volts of therapy. there are no national standard for restraints used on students, including andre with behavioral, later tied spread eagle to a restraint board. what happened at this school outside boston, an extreme example, was entirely legal. >> some day we are all going to look back and we're going to say, can you believe what we did here? >> reporter: an abc news investigation has found that only 17 states have specific laws protecting students from harsh treatments and restraints. >> that's there's thousands and thousands of childr
night game in berkeley. the bears hosting washington. this was a sloppy turnover-filled game. a gold-out at memorial stadium. the gold towels everywhere. not a golden performance by either team. combining for 8 turnovers, cal driving the first quarter. isi sofele coughs it and up the huskies would recover leading to the td run. washington up 7-0. to the second quarter and cal, this is a good call here. the reverse to freshman chris harper, who has speed on the corner and dives into the end zone. 14-yard touchdown to tie it up at 7 a piece. cal's defense, big play before the half. nick forbes deflecting the keith price pass and interception. we stayed tied at 7 at the half. third quarter, third and goal. price scrambles, lobs it up for the tight end, seferian-jenkins. a touchdown. huskies on top. at one point there were three turnovers in six plays. zach maynard picked by thompson, a former cal recruit, and maynard ends up hobbling off with a knee injury and the bears lose 21-13. at 3-7 they are guaranteed of having a losing season. >>> more on the cal situation, plus stanford and col
news/washington post poll shows an absolute dead-heat. 48%. still, in those battleground states, a small but steady lead for president obama and it's in the battlegrounds especially those midwestern states of iowa, wisconsin and ohio, where the candidates are making their closing arguments. >> the american auto industry is back on top. osama bin laden is dead. we have made real progress. but, we are here today because we know we got more work to do. >> the question in this election is this, do you want to stay on the course that we are on or do you want real change? because we represent real change. >>> with that, let's hear from the campaign's top strategists. david plouffe and ed gillespie. david, let me begin with you. i know that you have been steadily confident throughout this campaign. but you saw our abc news/washington post poll still absolutely deadlocked. 48-48. how can you remain so confident? >> well, george, we have always known that this was going to be a very close race. but it is going to be decided in the battle ground states. we have an important lead in those
. >> absolutely. two new movies premiering today just might do the trick. first, the new denzel washington movie getting a lot of praise mere. >> denzel is in it. >> exactly, one of your favorites, one of the best in the business, mr. washington. he stars as a pilot named whip whitaker, a seasoned vet of the business, and he has to crash land his plane -- getting a sense of that in the clip -- a mitt eria midair catastrophe, but crash lands it and saves nearly everyone on board. but after the crash, as things develop, some questions emerge about exactly what happened, what went wrong, and questions about whip himself, the man, so that is very interesting too. take a listen. >> an initial report shows that you had alcohol in your system. >> yeah, so that -- that doesn't mean anything. i had a couple of beers last night. >> this toxicology report states that you were drunk, and if it is proven that your intoxication was the cause of the death of the four passengers, now we're going to look at four counts of manslaughter. >> hmm, getting interest. 80% favorable rating from rotten tomatoes. "usa tod
affairs. david wright has the story. >> reporter: a general and biographer, washington sex scandal juicy enough to bring down america's spymaster. oopz the humor and criticism came main low at the woman's expense. powerful men do pay a price for sex sandals. in petraeus' case, it cost him his job and possibly a bright political future. powerful men can hope for redemption. >> i did not have sexual relations with that woman. >> reporter: bill clinton's scandal may have wrecked his presidency. ultimately the elder statesman. whereas monica lewinsky will always be "that woman." >> i understand that she now has a $12 million book deal to write about that. but nonetheless, that is the brand that she now has. she's been branded. >> reporter: attorney gloria allred specializes in helping women cash in on rich and powerful cheaters. men like tiger woods or herman cane. she insists these men can restore their good names in part by accepting financial responsibility. feminist naomi wolf who publish aid new book on women and sexuality says she doesn't condone adultery. >> i don't think it is up to
at the forecast for tomorrow night's game. cal takes on washington huskies, 6:00 tomorrow night at memorial stadium. 58 and then dropping to 56. partly cloudy skies. i would bundle up. accu-weather seven-day forecast warmer for your weekend. midto upper 70s and midto upper 60s coast. low 80s pie bye monday keeping it -- 80s by monday. don't forget to fall back sunday morning at 2:00 a.m. i am so excited. mike will be here 4:30 to 7. >> i am excited about the extra hour of sleep. that's what is doing it for me. >> that extra hour makes a difference. >>> for a california lottery winner, better late than never. >> coming um next -- coming um next, why she >>> listen to this, a close call turned to good fortune for a woman in southern california, incredibly good fortune. weeks before a $23 million lotto prize would be forfeited, the winner came forward. the winning ticket was sold at a palmdale liquor store in may. with no one claiming the prize the store released surveillance photo and the woman was recognized by her daughter. she found her lucky ticket in her car where it sat for five months
. cal takes on washington huskies, 6:00 tomorrow night at 58 and then dropping to 56. partly cloudy skies. i would bundle up. accu-weather seven-day forecast warmer for your weekend. midto upper 70s and midto upper 60s coast. low 80s pie bye monday keeping it -- 80s by monday. don't forget to fall back sunday morning at 2:00 a.m. i am so excited. mike will be here 4:30 to 7. >> i am excited about the extra hour of sleep. that's what is doing it for me. >> that extra hour makes a difference. >>> for a california lottery winner, better late than never. >> coming um next -- coming um >>> listen to this, a close call turned to good fortune for a woman in southern california, incredibly good fortune. weeks before a $23 million lotto prize would be forfeited, the winner came forward. the winning ticket was sold at a palmdale liquor store in may. with no one claiming the prize the store released surveillance photo and the woman was recognized by her daughter. she found her lucky ticket in her car where it sat for five months and she filed her claim today. $23 million. >>> the san francisco
on washington huskies .s first ever friday night game on a day of students and staff had a regular class day on campus. you didn't have much of a chance if you're park ntd areas and from downtown berkeley, bart as well as amtrak situation. and there are fields running free shuttle from there as well. >> it's a showcase for cal's new stadium. retro fitted in a cost of $321 million. more than every improvement known to fan kind including permanent lights. we're conscious of the lights we're putting in and wanted to make sure they're limited in terms terms of spillage. so that way it lights the field not the neighborhood. >> for some students a friday night game is a new experience. >> game days always a lot of fun. so that is great. >> what do you think? >> it killwill make it more fun. >> saturday, everyone just wakes up. i see masses of people walking in. i don't know which i prefer, yet. >> it could go late into the night. >> they handed out 30,000 towels to inspire the team this, game is part of a new contract and cal will be playing again in 2014 or 2015. >> fun stuff, thank you very much
a schoolteacher is in court in richmond. darnell keith washington is facing robbery, burglary and carjacking. he and his wife murdered 55-year-old susie ko at her home last month and stole her car. the wife still faces extra from washington state where the couple were arrested following a crime spree. >>> marin county d.a.'s office has decline to file charges immediately against three daycare workers arrested for the death of a baby in their care. right now the center is closed. autopsy shows the four-month-old accidentally suffocated after bedding cut off the child's airway. the d.a.'s office says it needs more time to review the case. >>> protesters demonstrating at the grand opening of a chick-fil-a restaurant in walnut creek the group says it is against the company's donations to anti-gay organizations and for the public anti-gay stance the founder took this summer. the demonstration didn't stop dozens who camped out overnight the first 100 got coupons good for 52 free meals. >>> a group of women say they are preparing to relaunch a recall campaign against mirkarimi. anti-domestic violence a
they've been getting. they deserve all of us here in washington to be thinking every, single day, how can i make things better for them? which is not to say that everything we do is going to be perfect or that there aren't going to be tough challenges that we have to grapple with. but -- i do know the federal government can make a difference. we're seeing t right now on the jersey coast and in new york. people are still going through a really tough time. the response hasn't been perfect. but -- it's been -- aggressive and strong. and fast. and robust. and a lot of people have been helped because of it. and that's a good metaphor for how i want the federal government to operate generally. christy parsons? hey. >> thank you, mr. president. and congratulations, by the way. >> thanks. christy was there when i was running for state senate. christy and i go back aways. >> i have never seen you lose. i wasn't looking that one time. >> there you go. >> one quick followup and then i want to ask you about iran. can you envision any scenario in which we do go off the fiscal cliff at the end of t
civilians and kinds," he calling on hamas and other groups to hit hard. >> reporter: back in washington, president obama has been making calls to the middle east. >> i want to express my thanks to president obama. >> reporter: here, in israel, the government has taken this battle to social media. its official twitter field has blasted out threats to hamas. it warned yesterday that no hamas operatives, whether low level or senior leaders, show their faces above ground in the days ahead. hamas fired back with this tweet, "our blessed hands will reach your leader and soldiers wherever they are. you opened hell gaeflts on yourselves." just days after winning re-election, the president is now faced with a widened conflict that has the potential to destabilize an already unstable region. >> i think the number one worry at the white house today was containment. they want to contain this crisis, because they can imagine scenarios where it gets much more out of control than it has already. >> reporter: this is the first israel/palestinian conflict of the new middle east. the arab spring has rais
services, inc. >>> big storm that wallopped oregon and washington is on its way to the bay area. that storm caused floating and knocked down trees and power lines more on that in a moment. good morning i'm kristen sze. >>> and i'm cheryl jennings. let's get to mike tracking this storm. >>> it is not going to be nearly as bad as it was up there. we have the potential in the north bay where the bulk of rain will fall light rain through the morning. some of the higher elevations like on top of some of the mountains we've had one to two inches of rain. dry creek road north of windsor, that whole area out to fort ross up to manchester, you could see darker green starting to show up that is steadier rain moving into ukiah now that. is going to move into the north bay during the afternoon. the strong entertainment part of the storm is going to stay here we will get rain up to an inch in the north bay maybe an inch or two in the mountains, quarter to half inch around the bay. i'll give you a timetable, coming up. >>> that pacific northwest area has taken a poundinging from the storm tha
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